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Elizabeth Brookshire Madden

Assistant Professor

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Elizabeth Brookshire Madden is an assistant professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders and an affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity. She completed her PhD in Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington. She teaches undergraduate courses (SPA 2001 Introduction to Communication Science and Disorders; SPA 4257 Acquired Communication Disorders) and a graduate seminar (SPA 6231 Seminar in Aphasia). Her research is focused on rehabilitation of aphasia, an acquired language processing disorder. Specifically, her work is focused on understanding the relationship between spoken and written language abilities in individuals with aphasia and developing behavioral treatments to address reading and writing disorders post-stroke.

Professional Credentials:

-Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), American Speech-Language Hearing Association

-Speech-Language Pathology State License, State of Florida


  • B.S. in 2007 in Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University
  • M.S. in 2009 in Speech-Language Pathology from Vanderbilt University Medical School
  • Ph.D. in 2016 in Speech & Hearing Sciences from University of Washington

Research Interests

Language processing in aphasia; Rehabilitation of acquired written language disorders in aphasia

Teaching Interests

Introduction to Communication Science and Disorders; Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders; Assessment and Treatment of Aphasia

Publications & Research

  • Madden, E.B., Robison, R., & Kendall, D. (2017). Phonological treatment approaches for spoken word production in aphasia. Seminars in Speech and Language, 1-12.
  • Minkina, I., Oelke, M., Bislick, L.P., Brookshire, C.E., Hunting Pompon, R., Silkes, J.P., & Kendall, D.L. (2016). Evolution of aphasic naming errors following phonomotor treatment: A replication and an extension. Aphasiology, 30, 8, 962-980.  doi:10.1080/02687038.2015.1081139
  • Riley, E.A., Brookshire, C.E., & Kendall, D.L. (2016). The Acquired Disorders of Reading. In I.Papathanasiou, P. Coppens (Eds.), Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Second Edition (pgs. 195-219).  Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Oelke, M., Sachet, L., Nagle, K., Brookshire, C.E., Bislick, L., & Kendall, D. (2015).  Can intensive phonomotor treatment modify accent? A phase I study. Speech, Language, and Hearing. doi:10.1179/2050572815Y.0000000009
  • Kendall, D.L., Oelke, M., & Brookshire, C.E., & Nadeau, S.E. (2015). The influence of Phonomotor treatment on word retrieval abilities in 26 individuals with chronic aphasia: An open trial. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 58, 798-812.
  • Riley, E.A., Brookshire, C.E., & Kendall, D.L. (2015). Acquired alexias: Mechanisms of reading. In A.M. Raymer & L.J.G. Rothi (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of aphasia and language disorders. New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199772391.013.12
  • Brookshire, C.E., Wilson, J.P., Nadeau, S.E., Gonzalez Rothi, L., & Kendall, D.L. (2014). Frequency, nature, and predictors of alexia in a convenience sample of individuals with chronic aphasia. Aphasiology, 28 (12), 1464-1480.
  • Brookshire, C.E., Conway, T., Hunting Pompon, R., Oelke, M., & Kendall, D. (2014). Effects of intensive phonomotor treatment on reading in eight individuals with aphasia and phonological alexia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 23, S300-S311.
  • Kendall, D., Hunting Pompon, R., Brookshire, C.E., Minkina, I., Bislick, L. (2013). An analysis of aphasic naming errors as an indicator of improved linguistic processing following phonomotor treatment. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22, S240-S249.

Grants & Awards

  • First Year Assistant Professor (FYAP) Grant, FSU Council on Research and Creativity (CRC), February 2017
  • American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Journal Award: JSLHR Language Editor’s Award, August 2016
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHF) New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship, October 2015
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) Conference Fellowship, October 2015
  • Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation (GSFEI) Graduate Student Travel Award, September 2015
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) T32 (T32DC000033) UW Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences Training Grant, September 2014
  • NIDCD Research Symposium in Clinical Aphasiology Student Fellowship, May 2013 and 2016
  • Olswang Endowed Graduate Student Conference Fund, October 2012 and November 2015